Headlines

Ever since hearing, "If a headline ends in a question mark, the answer is always 'No'", I find that in my internal dialog, "?" in a headline is actually pronounced as "NO!"

Thank you, voice inside my head.

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3 Responses:

  1. Joel Franusic says:

    This is called "Betteridge's Law of Headlines". You're welcome, voice inside your head.

    • jwz says:

      It's the usage of [citation needed] in that article that elevate snarking to an art.

  2. Michael S. says:

    Also: "For example, when I read the sentence 'I care about this alot,' this is what I imagine:"